Outdoor Activities

Outdoor Activities

Saturday, December 20, 2014 - 12:30pm to 6:30pm

Explore the beauty and science of some of the Seashore’s most scenic yet least visited places. We’ll take advantage of a rare late-afternoon negative low tide to access sea caves and beaches normally blocked by breaking waves. Hiking beneath towering cliffs and...

Saturday, January 3, 2015 - 12:30pm to 6:30pm

Explore the beauty and science of some of the Seashore’s most scenic yet least visited places. We’ll take advantage of a rare late-afternoon negative low tide to access sea caves and beaches normally blocked by breaking waves. Hiking beneath towering cliffs and...

Saturday, January 10, 2015 - 10:00am to 4:30pm

Squeezed on three sides by water, the sounds hiking out to tomales point are only wind, surf, and bird cries. On bluffs overlooking the ocean we will pull out our binoculars to spy on pelicans, cormorants, and migrating whales, while tule elk graze on the rolling...

Saturday, February 14, 2015 - 10:00am to 4:00pm

Lovesick, battle-scarred bull elephant seals and the fossilized bones of whales that last swam 10 million years ago add to the rewards of this Valentine’s Day hike on one of the National Seashore’s most beautiful beaches. After a brief orientation at the newly opened...

Saturday, February 28, 2015 - 10:00am to 4:00pm

Hike the less visited Coastal Trail north of Palomarin and explore the rocky beaches and tidepools north of Agate County Beach to Bolinas Point and beyond. Observe the Santa Cruz mudstone and learn about marine sedimentary rocks that were deposited further south and...

Saturday, March 28, 2015 - 9:00am to 3:00pm

Mount Tamalpais looms above us as we take a slow walk on a 6 mile loop through inland habitats (redwood forest, bay forest, oak forest, grassland, shrub and creekside). The main emphasis will be wildflowers, but birds, their songs, butterflies, other insects,...

Sunday, March 29, 2015 - 9:00am to 3:00pm

Come to the best spot on the Point Reyes Seashore for witnessing wildflowers and birds in marsh, dune, beach and coastal shrub habitats. We will be away from all human noise for 6 hours being immersed in the sounds of hawks, shorebirds, land birds, ducks and sights of...

Saturday, April 4, 2015 - 9:00am to 3:00pm

Mt. Burdell Open Space contains over 1500 acres of oak-woodland, grassland and small creek habitat. Many patches of serpentine and volcanic rock make it equal to, but very different from Chimney Rock, (located at Point Reyes) in terms of floral diversity. We will...

Saturday, April 11, 2015 - 10:30am to 4:30pm

Learning how to use poles enables you to enhance your enjoyment of the outdoors.  Hikers and walkers learn how to significantly improve performance on a variety of terrain.  Optimal use of poles improves your endurance, posture, balance and upper body strength.   You...

Saturday, April 18, 2015 - 9:00am to 3:00pm

Lying at the biologically rich juxtaposition of ocean, marsh and Drakes Estero, the Limantour Spit is utilized by thousands of birds and harbor seals on their seasonal migrations. On this hike we will enjoy pristine beaches, dunes and wildlife viewing along the coast....

Saturday, May 2, 2015 - 10:00am to 4:30pm

Spring brings stunning displays of wildflowers and a new generation of elk calves to the wilderness landscape of the Tomales Point Tule Elk Preserve. We’ll spend a day hiking along granite mesas, with spectacular views of Pacific Ocean cliffs on one side and scenic...